Geotrichum species Morphology on Cornmeal agar

Geotrichum species When grown on cornmeal agar are characterized by true hyphae that segment into rectangular arthroconidia. Arthrospores germinate from one corner, giving them a “hockey ...

Yeasts identification on Cornmeal Agar (CMA)

(a) Candida albicans: green, smooth colonies; CMA: large, thick-walled chlamydospore, usually terminal and present singly or in small clusters along with clusters of round blastoconidia. ...

Microscopic Morphologic Features of the Mold Forms of Various Dimorphic Fungi

The spiked (echinulate) macroconidia seen in Image below is characteristic of the mold form of Histoplasma capsulatum. The mold form of Coccidioides immitis (Image below) is characterized ...

Microscopic Morphologic Features of Yeast

The cells shown in Image below are arthroconidia, some showing buds coming off of adjacent corners. This feature is diagnostic for Trichosporon species. The yeast cells of Cryptococcus ...

Terminology Related to Morphologic Features of Molds

Several morphologic terms are used to help identify species of fungi: Ascocarp: A large saclike structure in which sexual spores are produced. Asci: Smaller sacs within an ascocarp ...
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